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Red Velvet Café Opens Downtown Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Red Velvet Café Opens Downtown Location

This Saturday, South Fourth Street will welcome its newest business to the growing area with the grand opening of Red Velvet Café. The business is opening in the small space between Little Palace and Dirty Frank’s, formerly occupied by Columbus Furniture Revival. Owner Krizzia Yanga is launching the business as an expansion of her parent’s […]

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RAM Restaurant & Brewery Coming Soon to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans RAM Restaurant & Brewery Coming Soon to Short North

Seattle-based brewery and restaurant RAM announced plans yesterday to open their first Ohio location at the corner of High Street and First Avenue in the redeveloped Donatos building. Mike Fitzpatrick, President of Elford Development, confirmed over the phone that the brewery will be the second of three retail tenants announced for the Short North building. “They […]

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Second Crest Gastropub Opening Soon on Parsons Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Second Crest Gastropub Opening Soon on Parsons Avenue

Columbus-based company A&R Creative Group will open its second Crest Gastropub location inside the Village Pointe building on Parsons Avenue in late spring. The general vibe will differ from its original Clintonville location, but will maintain focus on fostering neighborhood community engagement. The new menu will consist of classic American fare infused with French and Mediterranean influences, with […]

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Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Local chef Cara Mangini wants to bring vegetables to the center of your table. Not as a meager side dish, or a vegetarian-only alternative, but as the flavorful, colorful main attraction. California native Mangini worked in the New York City magazine and beauty industry for a decade before realizing that her real interest lay in […]

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Cameron Mitchell to Operate Lino Restaurant Inside CMA

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cameron Mitchell to Operate Lino Restaurant Inside CMA

The Columbus Museum of Art has not been home to a full service restaurant since the closure of the Palette Cafe in 2009, but that will change this fall with the opening of Lino, a new culinary concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants that will open inside the newly renovated and expanded museum. Few details are […]

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Knotty Pine Returns to Grandview as Knotty Pine Brewing

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When the Knotty Pine restaurant closed its doors in 2012, residents of Grandview Heights bemoaned the loss of a favorite local establishment. The space at 1765 West Third Avenue (which is technically in Columbus, but only by a few feet) has been occupied by the Rude Dog Bar & Grill for the past 18 months, […]

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First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Forno Kitchen + Bar, located at 721 North High Street, has opened its doors. Sister restaurant of popular watering hole Short North Pint House, Forno’s food is cooked in a stone-fired oven (hence the name, which translates to ‘oven’ in Italian), with the menu including an array of pizzas, small plates, and and a heavily-stocked drink […]

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